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gibson33
Level 7

Can I watch Cable and switch to my roku tv when i want to,I have free cable where i live,

I would like to switch back and forth from Roku to cable tv,I get free cable where i live and i would like to have access to both Roku and Cable when i want

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HDMIGuy
Level 13

Re: Can I watch Cable and switch to my roku tv when i want to,I have free cable where i live,

Yes.  The cable will appear just like an app on your home screen.  

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DBDukes
Community Streaming Expert

Re: Can I watch Cable and switch to my roku tv when i want to,I have free cable where i live,

@gibson33 

What @HDMIGuy said was for Roku TV devices, and is spot on.

However, if you have a different TV (doesn't matter if it's a smart TV or not), you would watch cable like always. You'd connect your Roku device to an HDMI port on the TV and switch the input to that HDMI port when you wanted to watch Roku. Depending on the capabilities of the TV, it may automatically switch when you hit the HOME button on the Roku remote.

But using a Roku device and still have cable? Sure.

DBDukes
Roku Community Streaming Expert
Note: I am not a Roku employee.

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